Program IX Recommended Reading List
Dawn, Marva. Keeping the Sabbath Wholly: Ceasing, Resting, Embracing, Feasting. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1989.
This book enlarges our understanding of Sabbath. Marva Dawn offers a grounded, practical approach to keeping Sabbath.
Held Evans, Rachel. Inspired: Slaying Giants, Walking on Water, and Loving the Bible Again. Nashville: Nelson Books, 2018.
This book explores how we approach scripture and how that affects how we relate to God. The author describes her own journey of wrestling with hard questions about the Bible and how her broadening understanding of the Bible deepened her faith. She helps us see how to move past using the Bible as a weapon against others and as a source of renewal for our own spiritual life.